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Gill (Martian crater)

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Gill (Martian crater)

MOLA map, showing Gill crater and other nearby craters.
Gill crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Gill Crater is an impact crater in the Arabia quadrangle of Mars, located at 15.9°N latitude and 354.6°W longitude. It is 83.0  km in diameter and was named after David Gill (astronomer), and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Gill". International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
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